Saturday, 1 October 2016

World's oldest computer music recording restored

The world's oldest known recording of computer-generated music has been restored to its former glory by a team from the British Library. Taken from an acetate cut recording made by the BBC in 1951, the selection of three songs was generated by the University of Manchester's Computing Machine Laboratory's Ferranti Mark I computer in that year and was recently restored with the help of a programming manual written by Alan Turing.

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Category: Computers

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